British Wildlife 20.1 October 2008

Moor House: the history and relevance of a National Nature Reserve

In the introduction to his classic Mountains and Moorlands, W H Pearsall (1950) reminds us that away from the ordered landscapes of the lowlands 'is another Britain, to many of us the better half, a land of mountains and moorlands and of sun and cloud… It lies now, as always beyond the margins of our industrial and urban civilisations, fading into the western mists and washed by northern seas.' Now where in England is this epitomised more than at Moor House. 

Through a naturalist’s eyes
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